Hall School of Journalism to conduct high school workshop

Posted: Tuesday, 25 September 2007

TROY -- Troy University ’s Hall School of Journalism will hold its annual Southeast Regional High School Journalism Workshop on Thursday, Sept. 27.

About 130 high school students from the region will participate in the workshop, which will consist of topics relating to journalism, such as graphics and desktop publishing, television news and production, photography, sports reporting, news writing, layout and design, advertising, and feature writing. Faculty members, Troy University alumni and local journalists will teach at the workshop.

The goal of the workshop is to provide high school journalists with the proper training and help them improve their school newspapers, according to Dr. Steven Padgett, Director of Hall School of Journalism.

The workshop will be in the Trojan Center Ballrooms from 9 until 2:30 p.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Schools scheduled to participate are Abbeville Christian Academy, Autauga Academy, Booker T. Washington Magnet High School, Charles Henderson High School , Clay High School , Greenville High School, Greenville Middle School, and Monroe Academy.